Species under Heteroconger
n= 21
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Heteroconger balteatus
Castle & Randall, 1999
Western Indian Ocean
Heteroconger camelopardalis
(Lubbock, 1980)
Southwest Atlantic 50.07
Heteroconger canabus
(Cowan & Rosenblatt, 1974)
White-ring garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 80
Heteroconger chapmani
(Herre, 1923)
Western Central Pacific 69
Heteroconger cobra
Böhlke & Randall, 1981
Garden eel Western Central Pacific 40
Heteroconger congroides
(D'Ancona, 1928)
Western Indian Ocean
Heteroconger digueti
(Pellegrin, 1923)
Cortez garden eel Eastern Central Pacific 63
Heteroconger enigmaticus
Castle & Randall, 1999
Enigma garden eel Western Pacific 43.7
Heteroconger hassi
(Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1959)
Spotted garden-eel Indo-Pacific 40
Heteroconger klausewitzi
(Eibl-Eibesfeldt & Köster, 1983)
Galapagos garden eel Southeast Pacific 70
Heteroconger lentiginosus
Böhlke & Randall, 1981
Masked garden eel Western Central Pacific 77
Heteroconger longissimus
Günther, 1870
Brown garden eel Eastern Atlantic 51
Heteroconger luteolus
Smith, 1989
Yellow garden eel Western Central Atlantic
Heteroconger mercyae
Allen & Erdmann, 2009
Mercy's garden eel Western Pacific 67.81
Heteroconger obscurus
(Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1959)
Obscure garden eel Eastern Indian Ocean 33.64
Heteroconger pellegrini
Castle, 1999
Speckled garden eel Eastern Pacific 63
Heteroconger perissodon
Böhlke & Randall, 1981
Black garden eel Indo-West Pacific 53.7
Heteroconger polyzona
Bleeker, 1868
Zebra garden eel Indo-West Pacific 34.7
Heteroconger taylori
Castle & Randall, 1995
Taylor's garden eel Western Central Pacific 47.9
Heteroconger tomberua
Castle & Randall, 1999
Western Central Pacific 42.8
Heteroconger tricia
Castle & Randall, 1999
Tricia's garden eel Eastern Indian Ocean 49.6
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